United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2005

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The anniversary volume 30 compiles the disarmament resolutions and decisions of the sixtiest session of the General Assembly, the voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee report and dates of their adoption. It summarizes developments and trends in 2005 on key issues of multilateral consideration at the international and regional levels. Reviews the activity of the sixtiest session of the General Assembly, the Conference on Disarmament and the Disarmament Commission. Contains a timeline that highlights events in multilateral disarmament in 2005.



Related issues and approaches

The international community has recognized that disarmament and non-proliferation issues are interconnected with many other global concerns. In response, the multilateral disarmament machinery and other multilateral bodies of the United Nations system have taken steps to address the relationship between the dangers posed by conventional and nonconventional weapons and a number of issues addressed in this chapter: namely, terrorism and disarmament; the prevention of an arms race in outer space; human rights, human security and disarmament; information security and the role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament; the relationship between disarmament and development; gender and disarmament; multilateralism and disarmament; and arms limitation and disarmament agreements, including verification of compliance.


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